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Temporary Assistant Editor
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Posted Nov. 24, 2021
Title Temporary Assistant Editor
University Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Temporary Assistant Editor


Humanities & Arts- IV JM

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

Temporary position to assist in logistics, project tracking, manuscript formatting, and general editing issues of large China-related book project that involves 50 authors at universities around the globe.

  • Create and maintain project management system
  • Track essay versions submitted by authors
  • Format manuscript according to press guidelines
  • Standardize language in the various chapters
  • Complete book-related tasks as requested by projects' 3 editors
  • Communicate on behalf of editors with authors and keep project on track
  • Organize and maintain shared drive, ensuring most up-to-date versions posted

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

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About WPI

WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI

WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.


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